Every time I have cycled Galibier, I have eyed a nearby old military road full of hairpins.
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I had no idea of the plan, but I knew that we wouldn’t be doing something as standard as climbing Alpe d’Huez.
It’s becoming the summer of beautiful Alpine Lake / Dam rides. But this time I went another 14 kilometres past the dam.
This is one of my very favourite cycling routes. A steep, beautiful climb, surrounded by high mountains.
Perhaps the best ride of the year. Certainly the most beautiful.
At Col des Aravis begins a terrific farm track all the way to Col de l’Arpettaz roughly 15 kms away. This was the highlight of the ride.
An unbelievably steep, but absolutely stunning route.
Another dark, foggy day in Geneva, with low cloud cover. Only one thing to do …. get above it into the sun.
The road up to Col du Cenise is not only quiet and beautiful – it is one of the very steepest climbs I know.